Italy's De Agostini has pacted to buy French TV production and distribution powerhouse Marathon from private investment fund Bridgepoint, turning the Milan-based multimedia company into a major…
U.S. helmer Ed Radtke's new indie feature, "Superheroes," will world preem at the Venice Film Festival's Venice Days sidebar, which is otherwise heavy on European entries with a special accent on…
The Venice Film Festival continued to round out its program on Monday, announcing its Venice Days sidebar, while Italo film critics' union SNCCI unveiled its competition lineup for the Venice Critics…
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Jane Campion and Paul Verhoeven are among seven directors who will be serving jury duty at the upcoming Venice Film Festival.
"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" has broken the Italian record for a Wednesday opening, pulling in $3 million on 837 prints and boding well for Warner Bros., which took a risk by including…
"Elizabeth: The Golden Age" will have its international bow at the RomeFilmFest, opening the Premiere gala section with protag Cate Blanchett and helmer Shekhar Kapur expected on the red carpet.
Warner Bros. has upped Paolo Ferrari, its long-time key Italian exec, to president and managing director, Warner Bros. Entertainment Italy.
Julian Schnabel is among the nominees announced by the Gucci Group and the Venice Film Festival for the Gucci Group Award, dedicated to personalities outside the movie industry who have made an…
British telepic "Perfect Parents," an ITV thriller about an atheist couple who put their daughter in a Catholic school with disastrous consequences, took the top nod at the RomaFictionFest.
The Venice Film Festival has selected Chinese actioner "Blood Brothers," from first-time helmer Alexi Tan, as the closer for its 64th edition.
Blighty's Alchemy Television and Italy's Lux Vide are in advanced negotiations with the BBC on "War and Peace," the Lux-produced mega skein that world preems Friday at the RomaFictionFest.